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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #750 on: Nov 04, 2004, 06:28:41 PM »
Man, we've got it much easier here in Vermont.  We have a generally saftey and mechanical inspection for all vehicles.  But if it is 96 or newer then you just have to plug it into a scan tool and check to see if the MIL functions properly, check for DTCs and then check the readiness monitors, and thats our smog test.  No dynos or any of that, no sniffer either.
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #751 on: Nov 04, 2004, 10:00:36 PM »
pleae post a pic of the airbox just chillin over the headlight
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #752 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:59:37 AM »
I had to buy an aftermarket kit with the carb number on it. I modified it but it had the carb number so they just use the number and don't know I modified it (shortened the tube so it would fit similiar to what you would have to do) ;)

I remember doing that all the morning of my appt. Also remember running the speed sensor wires that morning - thinking I'd clean em up later but never did ;)

That doesn't make sense with the cats, sure seems that it would relate to the ENGINE not the truck. I used the cats from the car I took the motor from and passed fine.



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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #753 on: Nov 05, 2004, 11:13:54 AM »
I remember when i lived out in california... it always sucked to get smog in my dads 70 chevy pickup. We always robbed "smog" parts from his 91 chevy and just fed them a little bs:).

Oh and as far as the pulleys , I was talking about the t100 motor as far as being 5 or 6 groove or what ever. The kenworth pulley I had was a 6 groove but might work with the t100.

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #754 on: Nov 05, 2004, 11:21:30 AM »
My Alt. belt is a 4 groove and my P/S belt is a 3 groove, but I can eaisly run a 4 groove belt on a 5 or 6 groove pulley.

Does that kenworth pulley fit on the compressor??
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #755 on: Nov 05, 2004, 03:04:35 PM »
well mike good luck on the smog hope it all goes well.

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #756 on: Nov 05, 2004, 04:11:34 PM »
well it fits a standard yourk... but i did take a york and a chrysler compressor appart adn it didnt seem like it would take to much work to fit the york pylley onto the chrysler compressor.

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #757 on: Nov 05, 2004, 08:29:55 PM »
i know how mike's truck did :psss:
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #758 on: Nov 05, 2004, 08:36:41 PM »
this is an aftershot of the engine after the body lift. tons of room now. also the modified motor mount bracket

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #759 on: Nov 05, 2004, 08:45:05 PM »
yeah, my computer works again. i think my pics were just to big and wouldnt post. i finally got my oil; pickup so i should have the motor sealed up again this saturday. then ill hang my tranny and the new fuel tank. i have no idea what to do for the fuel line routing. i have to get a manual from a tacoma and find out what im going to need to complete the system.


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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #760 on: Nov 05, 2004, 08:46:04 PM »
nice huh

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #761 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:22:10 PM »
ahh ifssucks, finally a full shot of your truck. Very nice. You bed looked just like mine. That's one of the first thing I enjoyed about a truck compared to my MR2, I've got a place to put my parts that can move with the truck and I dont have to pick up everything each night ;)





So who's courious how I did at the Smog Referee today?





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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #762 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:25:44 PM »
That's right baby, my truck is now a boneafied 3RZ-FE approved conversion!!

I dont need to say much, so I'll keep it breif.

After a tough calc3 test, I headed to the shop to get her ready for the ref.
TURBO helped me pull the hood off, and I swamped air boxes. It wasnt as bad as I thought, but the T100 box is huge nonetheless.
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #763 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:27:42 PM »
I didnt even need to mount it down. A hoodless vehicle with a air box flooping around is legal. Man the system is so screwed up :slap:

Here is my baby in the shop in downtown Fresno...
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #764 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:29:56 PM »
ifssucks,

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #765 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:30:59 PM »
Good deal Mike. Man I wish I could have seen ya driving down the road.  :haha: :laugh:
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #766 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:33:29 PM »
hey now you can play HALO 2
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #767 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:41:33 PM »
She passed with flying colors! Not even a problem. But man, waiting around for 1 hour and 30mins while 5 techs dig through my truck made me EXTREMELY :nerv:

The guy came out a couple of times to talk to me and he said that it passed the scanner, all checks and codes were great, body inspection passed, and all that was left was to do the tail pipe test. TURBO was in the area and stopped by after I called him because they didnt know if my brand new locking gas cap would pass. Apparently they have taken new locking gas caps right out of the box and they fail on the pressure test. So if you are going to smog your truck, it might be a good idea to put the non locking gas cap back on just for the smog guy.. My gas cap did pass, but thanks for coming our TURBO!

They must have started it up and turned it off 20 times and then finally they started spinning the tires on the dyno. The low speed test 15mph seemed to take for ever. I remember when my MR2's smog engine failed it took along time on the low speed test. So I was thinking that the cat was junk and I would have to buy a new OBD-II cat. To be honest I think I'm using the original 1995 T100 cat!  :angel:

But man this engine was super super super clean! This is definately the cleanest engine I've ever owned...

Here's the data from the sniffer test...

15 MPH (2677 rpm)
HC - 95 max allowed, 19 ave, scored 19
CO - 0.75, 0.06, 0.12 <-- CO a bit over ave on the low spd
NO - 552, 136, 98

25 MPH (2360 rpm)
HC - 60, 12, 8
CO - 0.90, 0.05, 0.05 <-- CO is ave at high speed
NO - 805, 124, 62 <-- 740 pts below max!!


So after the tail pipe passed, it was just another 15mins and the label was printed and I was on my way :disturbed: :booya:

So I've had a great day, and I think this is the first time in my life that hard work has completely paid off in full. First time in the ref. station and I passed. And one of the refs complimented me on my clean conversion and said that most shops in town dont do it this nice. Yeah that nice, but shops do this in less than 2 weeks or so, its taken me 4 months now! :sly:

Anyways, time for a day count, It's been 128 days after I started on this project, I can finally say that the engine conversion is now finished. Wheew.. R e l i e f.
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #768 on: Nov 05, 2004, 09:50:14 PM »
yeah the engine conversion is finished...... but what about the rest of the truck????
electric lokers?
tires?
rims?
onboad air?
H2o injetion?


 huh HUH??????



you thought you were done!!!!!! ha ha HA ha ha

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #769 on: Nov 06, 2004, 04:40:54 AM »
G'Day BigMike,

I am wondering how much your Nology wires were?  I've just spent about 1/2 hour looking as I thought that you posted the price.  Do you definately think that they are worth it?  Thanks

Congratulations on the smog!!!!  Big relief huh?  Maybe the Governator :muscles: will change the laws.

I'm off to Devner to the YotaYard to get a `96 Taco engine bay fuse box ($50.00) and maybe the steering column and cat...whatever I can get that the harness plugs into that I don't have.  I found a pair of ringed Longs the last time that I was there to use my G52 as a core for the W56.  If anyone can't find a part you might try here: http://www. :lipsrsealed: :lipsrsealed: :lipsrsealed: :lipsrsealed: .htm
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #770 on: Nov 06, 2004, 10:33:00 AM »
G'Day BigMike,

I am wondering how much your Nology wires were? I've just spent about 1/2 hour looking as I thought that you posted the price. Do you definately think that they are worth it? Thanks

Good morning-
I got those wires at my cost which was a bit under retail. Retail however, Im not sure if I would chunk out $180 or something.. My cost is around $140 delivered. I can get you any Nology parts, just send me a PM..

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #771 on: Nov 06, 2004, 10:34:16 AM »
If anyone can't find a part you might try here: http://www.yotayard.com/home.htm

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #772 on: Nov 06, 2004, 01:48:16 PM »
BigMike,

Who's Jim?  Nancy at the  :lipsrsealed: is kind of cute and sports a great set of tata's...maybe that's why I went back.  OK I'll look elsewhere but I do like nice tata's :eyebrow: and it is only about 70 miles away.

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #773 on: Nov 06, 2004, 04:23:42 PM »
 :rockingout: :rockingout: :egyptian: :best: :thumbsup: Yaaaaaaaaaa Mikey, Congrats. Man I can't wait til I get my little sticker. I'm not going to be able to fool the cops for much longer.
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« Reply #774 on: Nov 06, 2004, 04:50:11 PM »
I would be worried about Driving your truck FireBall.....i mean it is a big ol flaming 4runner....how can they not look at your sticky
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« Reply #775 on: Nov 06, 2004, 05:48:58 PM »
Lucky for me, it's a small town, and I kinda have an "in" with the local boys in blue. They don't usually look too hard. But mine is just about ready for the ref anyway.

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« Reply #776 on: Nov 06, 2004, 06:57:28 PM »
Swampy, I think the fact that he's 10 and about 4'3'' is a bigger problem than the eng. right now!  :laugh:
A good day working, that's just sick :reg:

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« Reply #777 on: Nov 06, 2004, 08:01:08 PM »
hey TOYHATSU, i have a steering coloumn from the taco which my motor came from. i believe its a 97, think itll work? i have the whole column and the wheel , which neither ill need for this truck so im sure we can work somethin out if you need it. i can ship it to you from my shop but youll have to pay the shipping somehow. \

congrats mike!  thats awesome :bowdown: unfortunately a spent the day tearing apart my back-up g ride.  a 1984 pontiac fiero :haha: :reg:
the head gasket blew. i got the head off in about 2 hours but i cant get it milled until monday and hopefully have it back together then also. its a pice of :pokinit: car but i only paid 200 bucks for it, plus 100 bucks for 4 tires and about 50 bucks for miscalaneous parts. 40 bucks for the head gasket set and 25 bucks to machine  the head. so for around 400 bucks ive got a ok spare ride. my wonderful girlfriend spent all day saturday about two weeks ago detailing the whole car so its in pretty awesome shape. only 90,000 miles which is kindof high for a fiero but still. when my truck s finished i plan to put it out font of the shop,paint it up all crazy and let the boys with thier toys crawl all over it. if not then ill run it off a cliff and shoot it with a machine gun while its in the air. or sell it or whatever.i havent decided yet.

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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #778 on: Nov 06, 2004, 08:09:00 PM »
Congats on passing.  I hung out with your mom & dad at SEMA this week and your mom was telling me about the comments you made to the Ref. in Visailla  :haha:.  Will you have to install the stock air box every time it's smogged?  
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Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #779 on: Nov 06, 2004, 08:13:00 PM »
Who's Jim?

Jim was the owner of the YotaYard, he started it, and from what Ive heard, somehow at the divorce court, she won the rights to his business and she fired him and kicked him out of the house.

Jim was a super cool guy and always hooked us up with transfercases and other parts when we were low on stock.

"May The Parts Be With You" was also the trademark Jim started.. poor poor guy :down: so I dont want that lady to make and money since it was Jims hard work that got the business where it is..

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